Desert Dusk (Study to Homage to the Square)

Josef Albers

Artist
Josef Albers (1888-1976)
Title
Study to Homage to the Square: Desert Dusk
Medium
Oil on Masonite
Date
1958
Size
30 x 30 in. : 76.0 x 76.0 cm
Inscriptons
Signed and dated 'A58' lower right; Signed, dated and extensively inscribed with title and notes verso
Provenance
Sidney Janis Gallery, New York; Mr. and Mrs. William M. Roth, San Francisco; San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, gift of Mr. and Mrs. William M. Roth, 1979 (Accession #79.1, deaccessioned 1981); Frederick R. Weisman, 1981; Frederick R. Weisman Foundation of Art (item #4001); Sotheby's New York, Sale 5704, Lot 162, 3 May 1988; Ameringer Howard Gallery, New York (A/H #7268); Lipworth Fine Art, London, New York, 2002; Becker Collection, Australia, from whom purchased
Exhibited
Tel Aviv Museum Nov 9, 1985 - Dec 14, 1985 (label verso); Belvedere Museum, Vienna, on loan from Becker Collection, 2013-2016 (Lg 1551; exhibited erroneously as Desert Dust)
Literature
This work will be included in the forthcoming Catalogue Raisonné of the work of Josef Albers
Registration
Registered in the Archives of the Josef and Anni Albers Foundation, no. JAAF 1958.1.19
Reference
C16-65
Status
No longer available

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